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Three Act Destructure on Episode 551: It Would Be Easier If “Raiders of the Lost Ark” Were Awful

There are multiple layers of revisionism happening here, all of which are not only interesting but which seem appropriate… more

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John C Member on Episode 551: It Would Be Easier If “Raiders of the Lost Ark” Were Awful

Thank goodness that jumping from mild criticism of a minor pop culture work to a panic that all related works are… more

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Mark Lee OTI Staff on Episode 547: In Cherry Tree Lane the Cherry Blossoms Grow

I finally got to see the new movie, and I did see the original recently as well. My thoughts are mostly about how… more

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Mike O on Episode 551: It Would Be Easier If “Raiders of the Lost Ark” Were Awful

The only problematic thing I see here is the industry of Pearl Clutching. Are we going to ban the Kingdom of the… more

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John C Member on Episode 551: It Would Be Easier If “Raiders of the Lost Ark” Were Awful

Heh. Like I hinted at in my (probably too long) comment, I’d love to see the retroactive retelling of Raiders… more

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John C Member on Episode 551: It Would Be Easier If “Raiders of the Lost Ark” Were Awful

The way I’ve come around to think about art is basically, we like what we like, and may not have a strong choice… more

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Mark Lee OTI Staff on Episode 551: It Would Be Easier If “Raiders of the Lost Ark” Were Awful

I wanted to expand on the idea of the plot of Raiders as farce, or more generally, a sequence of events not to… more

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Charlie X Member on Episode 551: It Would Be Easier If “Raiders of the Lost Ark” Were Awful

Listening to the Slate piece… they’re not entirely wrong. That’s the thing with a ‘problematic fave’. I admit… more

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yellojkt Member on Episode 550: The Birds and the Bees and the Buzzers

I’ve long held the theory that the common conjunction of Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune makes a certain synergistic… more

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John C Member on Episode 550: The Birds and the Bees and the Buzzers

Ooh, you know? I’d probably watch the action at what I imagine to be the Merv Griffin Memorial Debtors’ Prison.… more

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Junji Ito’s Eyes

There’s something about the eyes in a Junji Ito drawing that creates a subtle atmosphere of horror even when nothing horrific is happening.